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2014-06-20 23:01:23

Consider investing in a certified lightning protection system to reduce the risk of damage to your home or business. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 20, 2014

2014-05-21 08:21:45

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is a family's nightmare.

2014-04-25 23:04:16

ZenaBed Orthopedic Cat and Dog Grounding Beds are made especially for companion animals who are suffering from various illnesses. Green Valley, AZ (PRWEB) April

2014-01-07 23:03:05

Rubberform Recycled Products’ new portable electric cable support tower would replace unsafe, traditional wooden cables. Lockport, NY (PRWEB) January 07, 2014

2013-11-15 23:26:32

New ALLTEC facility to deliver innovative, high-quality surge suppression devices for the U.S.

2013-08-13 23:24:48

From bog mats to water usage – Quality Mat advocates National Water Month this August with a series of educational initiatives focused on quality and safety awareness. Killdeer,

Race Car Drivers Use Sophisticated Wiring Techniques For Satellites In Competions
2013-08-06 08:45:56

Sophisticated wiring techniques developed for ESA satellites are now used in Formula One cars, improving their performance and weight.


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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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